Ha Giang Adventure Tours

Yen Bai expedition

Duration: 4 days
Price: 335 usd/person  

- Breathtaking scenery along the way
- Colourful hill-tribes
- Mountain's cool climate
- Great trekking amongst ethnic hill-tribes villages
- Homestay experience

Day 1 Hanoi - Yen Bai
Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi for departure to Yen Bai ( 4 hour drive ). Check into your hotel before heading for lunch in Yen Bai town. After lunch, transfer to Thac Ba Lake - one of Vietnam's three man-made lakes with more than 1,300 islands and islets: romantic and magnificent scenery. Cruising on Thac Ba Lake to visit Thac Ba hydro-electric plant ' the first in Vietnam ; visit Thuy Tien cave listening to the story of the nine beautiful fairies, the moving love story of a young couple. Continue to sail to Ngoi Tu cultural village ' home of the Dao, Tay and Cao Lan ethnic groups. Meet local people at the village and exchange culture with the Dao, Tay and Cao Lan ethnic groups. Back to your hotel in the late afternoon.

Overnight: Hanh Hoa Vien hotel in Yen Bai
Meals included: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Yen Bai - Suoi Giang - Nghia Lo - Ancient Thai People village
Pick up at your hotel and go straight to the Suoi Giang ecological zone - looking at the Tuyet tea trees - 30m high and 1m in diameter - which are 300 years old, drinking a cup of tea with some H'mong ethnic people. Go down and continue to visit Nghia Lo town. Lunch, visit Nghia Lo historical site marking the resistance of the Yen Bai people against French aggression, and ancient Thai people's village to discover their daily life. Dinner with the Muong Lo food specialties while enjoying their folk songs and Xoe dance. Overnight with local family in their stilt house.

Overnight: homestay in Nghia Lo
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3: Thai village - Muong Lo market - Ban Hoe hotspring - Yen Bai
Breakfast, farewell villagers and head back to Nghia Lo town to visit Muong Lo market, and free time for shopping and relaxing in the Ban Hoe natural hot spring. Have lunch before returning to Yen Bai to visit the manufacture of the Gem-store paintings; watch the artists making the beautiful paintings with gems.

Overnight: Hanh Hoa Vien hotel in Yen Bai
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4: Yen Bai - Hanoi
Depart back to Hanoi . Tour ends after arrival at your hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast

Tour includes:
• Accommodation with daily breakfasts
• Extra meals as per the itinerary
• Local English speaking tour guide
• Private transfer round trip by 7 seater
• Tours and excursions as described in the program
• Entrance fees and permits where applicable during guided time

Tour excludes:
• Pre & post trip arrangements
• Transfers beyond the itinerary
• Entrance fees and permits during free time
• Travel insurance (compulsory)
• Food & drinks not mentioned within the itinerary
• Tips and gratuities
• Expenses of a personal nature such as bar bills, laundry and telephone charges
• Other services not clearly described in the program


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